Sunday, September 22

According to professor Jacob Schmidt, everything from temperature to the fineness of the roast can impact how one’s morning cup of coffee tastes. The class Engineering 96A: "Design of Coffee” allows students to explore the small details that impact coffee, which Schmidt said allows students to taste the outcome of their experiments. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Class on coffee blends in chemical engineering concepts

The bitter undertones of coffee are no longer a matter of taste, but of science. Using the popular drink as a teaching tool, Jacob Schmidt, a bioengineering professor, will be teaching Engineering 96A: “Design of Coffee,” which primarily focuses on using core concepts in chemical engineering to create the ideal cup of coffee. Read more...

According to professor Jacob Schmidt, everything from temperature to the fineness of the roast can impact how one’s morning cup of coffee tastes. The class Engineering 96A: "Design of Coffee” allows students to explore the small details that impact coffee, which Schmidt said allows students to taste the outcome of their experiments. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

(Callista Wu/Daily Bruin)
(Callista Wu/Daily Bruin)

Christina Mitchell uses her YouTube channel “Christina Marie” to discuss issues of diversity, such as lack of representation, in the book community. Mitchell, frustrated by the silence on issues such as police brutality, uses her channel to speak out. (Courtesy of Christina Marie Mitchell)
Christina Mitchell uses her YouTube channel “Christina Marie” to discuss issues of diversity, such as lack of representation, in the book community. Mitchell, frustrated by the silence on issues such as police brutality, uses her channel to speak out. (Courtesy of Christina Marie Mitchell)

Fourth-year psychology student Aaron Chadrick Revilla will perform “Gone," a song inspired by his love life. Although he is Asian American and a member of the LGBTQ community, Chadrick said his music covers universal themes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Fourth-year psychology student Aaron Chadrick Revilla will perform “Gone," a song inspired by his love life. Although he is Asian American and a member of the LGBTQ community, Chadrick said his music covers universal themes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)
David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)
WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Dr. Ruth Westheimer gained notoriety in the 1980s as an instigator of the sexual revolution, discussing taboo topics with unusual candidness for her era. She is the subject of the 2019 documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth,” which chronicles Westheimer’s life and lengthy career as a sex therapist. (Courtesy of Heather Levine)
Dr. Ruth Westheimer gained notoriety in the 1980s as an instigator of the sexual revolution, discussing taboo topics with unusual candidness for her era. She is the subject of the 2019 documentary “Ask Dr. Ruth,” which chronicles Westheimer’s life and lengthy career as a sex therapist. (Courtesy of Heather Levine)


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